• Allies condemn nerve agent attack

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    If they're a mouthpiece for an authoritarian state that seeks to do us harm then it raises the question of whether we should kick them out", Tory MP Bob Seely said. Also cited in the sanctions: the NotPetya cyberattack , which affected hospitals and disrupted shipping past year. Russian Federation says it has destroyed all its chemical weapons and shut down its military chemical programme in the mid-1980s.
  • Teen arrested after threatening school violence

    Teen arrested after threatening school violence

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    Eyewitness News obtained a screenshot of the threat from a concerned viewer. The school increased security Thursday, and classes and activities will be held as normal. The charge comes just a day after students across the nation walked out of their classrooms to protest gun violence and call for greater gun control in the wake of a school shooting in Florida that killed 17 last month.
  • Vote meddling: US slams sanctions on Russia

    Vote meddling: US slams sanctions on Russia

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    Yet, as Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) noted Thursday, "Nearly all of the entities and individuals who were sanctioned today were either previously under sanction during the Obama Administration, or had already been charged with federal crimes by the Special Counsel".
  • The happiest countries on earth in 2018 have been revealed

    The happiest countries on earth in 2018 have been revealed

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    It added that the "sociopolitical system" in the United States produces more income inequality - a major contributing factor to unhappiness - than other countries with comparatively high incomes. The United States landed in 18th place, dropping four spots from past year. According to experts, the USA is in a hard and worsening the public health crisis, obesity epidemic, opioid dependence and depressive disorder.
  • US military helicopter crashes in Iraq

    US military helicopter crashes in Iraq

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    Overall, 4,535 members of the US military personnel have been killed and another 32,310 wounded, according to The Dayton Beach News-Journal. It wasn't clear Thursday evening why the helicopter crashed. The US is now leading a coalition, dubbed Operation Inherent Resolve, fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Further details will be released when available.
  • Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser, report claims

    Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser, report claims

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    The report of McMaster's removal comes at the heels of the sudden firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson two days ago. McMaster was also retained at the time due to the White House's challenge attracting top talent for jobs in the administration due to Trump's "blacklist" of individuals who have criticized the President, his personality and the Russian Federation investigation, according to a senior Republican source.
  • Shivpal lauds party leadership for Gorakhpur,Phulpur win

    Shivpal lauds party leadership for Gorakhpur,Phulpur win

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    On the performance of his government after completion of one year in power, Yogi claimed that past governments of the state had destroyed institutions in UP and the first stage of their work was to remove potholes from the roads. In Bihar , the results indicate that Lalu Prasad seems to have captured the opposition space, while the BJP has emerged as the ruling party , with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar fading out in the contest.
  • Ties with Congress continue to be good: Akhilesh

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    It lost its deposit in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur, where it chose to go it alone. Though the RJD lost in Bhabua, the twin victories helped Tejashwi, 28, shed the tag of "bachcha" in politics, as he is often ridiculed by the BJP. Akhilesh has also said a complete analysis of the by-poll results will describe the kind of wins the SP has clinched. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the by-polls marked the "beginning of the end" for the BJP.
  • Interior Secretary Zinke Bristles at Question of Jet Trip

    Interior Secretary Zinke Bristles at Question of Jet Trip

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    Walter Cruickshank, the head of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, has said no formal decision has been made on the proposed five-year program. The proposal would impose higher fees at parks like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone during the busiest part of the year and is expected to increase national park revenue by $70 million a year.
  • Comprehensive plan ready to manage floods in Chennai

    Comprehensive plan ready to manage floods in Chennai

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    Panneerselvam said fiscal deficit to GSDP ratio was estimated at 2.79 per cent, which was well below the 3 per cent fiscal norm. Giving figures of the growth rate during pre-GST and post-GST periods, K. Mr Panneerselvam made a slew of announcements worth thousands of crores of rupees in the budget including '27,205 crore allocation in the budget for school education department, while it was announced that 3,000 new buses would be acquired for state transport corporations.
  • Slovenia's Premier Resigns Over Court Ruling on Referendum

    Slovenia's Premier Resigns Over Court Ruling on Referendum

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    Slovenia's Prime Minister Miro Cerar resigned late Wednesday following a decision by the country's Constitutional Court to annul the result of a referendum that earlier approved a €1 billion railway project. Cerar and his party were already struggling for support. Once Cerar's resignation is formally accepted, a 30-day window for the election of a new prime minister-designate opens.
  • Man pleads guilty to stabbing woman to death in Aldi

    Man pleads guilty to stabbing woman to death in Aldi

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    He told the court how Hord went into the busy supermarket with the knife and went out again to get his axe for "back up", stopping for a coffee in the next-door McDonald's before returning to attack Miss Willsher. "Our thoughts remain with them". "You were truly one in a million". Jodie's devastated family was forced to bury the mother earlier this year, with her grieving husband Malcolm remembering her as being full of "fun, life and vitality".
  • Workers injured in Texas chemical plant explosion

    Workers injured in Texas chemical plant explosion

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    KXAS reports the fire at the Tri-Chem Industries Plant in Cresson, Texas, started shortly before 10 a.m. A second injured person, whose injuries were not as serious, was taken to Lake Granbury Medical Center. The chemical plant and nearby lumber yard have also been evacuated. After a fertilizer plant explosion in the city of West, Texas, killed 15 people in 2013, Greg Abbott, who was then attorney general and is now governor, ruled that state agencies could withhold information about ...
  • BJP leader escapes militant attack in JK; PSO injured

    BJP leader escapes militant attack in JK; PSO injured

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    A police official told Greater Kashmir that the gun fight was still going on. Eyewitnesses said security forces fired tear gas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering further clashes. Policemen were also standing nearby when the militants were intercepted. "The incident happened outside the institute where the PSOs were present", it said adding that the PSOs "repulsed the attack while exhibiting extreme caution to avoid any collateral damage leading the militants to flee from the ...
  • Taoiseach criticised over phone call to council on behalf of Trump

    Taoiseach criticised over phone call to council on behalf of Trump

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    US President Donald Trump and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during the Speaker's Lunch at Capitol Hill in Washington DC, USA. His trip has not been without controversy however, with Mr Varadkar coming in for heavy criticism at home revealed he intervened in plans to build a wind farm in County Clare on Mr Trump's request.
  • State Annual Budget: CM lauds development of all sectors

    State Annual Budget: CM lauds development of all sectors

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    The budget has set aside Rs 12, 000 cr for Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's pet project of investment support scheme for farmers. He is expected to continue the government's focus on allocations to the irrigation sector. An investment support of Rs 4,000 per acre per crop for two crops would be provided to farmers from 2018-19 onwards under the scheme. An fiscal share amounting to Rs 1790 crore has been extended to the Women and Child Development department to fund the various welfare ...
  • Broward sheriff releases Parkland shooting surveillance video

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    Peterson has been highly criticized for not entering the Parkland school as Nikolas Cruz allegedlyshot and killed 17 people on Valentines Day. The video, which media organisations petitioned the judge overseeing the case to release, was released Thursday and does not provide incredible detail, but does show Mr Peterson as he hears about the shooting before speaking into a radio handset on his shoulder and rushing over to the site of the shooting.